|Published: 12:03 PM, 07/03/2013
||Last updated: 12:04 PM, 07/03/2013
Author: Gilbert Soesbee
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT—Serious charges arising from an incident last
April were among the allegations handed down by the Cocke County Grand Jury
after a two-day session this week.
Franklin Lynn Shropshire is named in an unsealed
presentment on charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, robbery,
two counts of assault, and theft of property valued at less than $500.
The charges stem from an incident on April 3 in which
Shropshire allegedly broke into the home of Delores Horn, at 278 Harvest
Street; confined the woman in her own home; assaulted both Delores and Robin
Horn, of the same address; and took a purse and other property valued at less
Grand jurors returned 21 unsealed presentments on Tuesday
and 53 presentments which were ordered sealed by Circuit Judge Ben W., Hooper
II pending the arrest of the accused defendants.
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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